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Master Cognitive Biases and Improve Your Critical Thinking

Kevin deLaplante

5 mins

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This course focuses on simplifying the science of cognitive biases to help individuals and teams make better and more conscious decisions.

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Master Cognitive Biases and Improve Your Critical Thinking

Master Cognitive Biases and Improve Your Critical Thinking

by Kevin deLaplante

Overview

There is probably no one better suited to give an introductory course on cognitive biases and critical thinking than philosophy professor Kevin deLaplante. Known to podcast listeners as the Argument Ninja, deLaplante is obsessed with making the jump from academia to practical strategies simpler. , By paying attention to deLaplante, anyone genuinely interested in improving their decision-making can do so without having to get a Ph.D.

In this course, deLaplante lays down the essential information behind cognitive biases and shows us how we can reduce their influence. Through easy-to-apply principles, we will see how we make flawed decisions all the time — not because we are bad or stupid, but simply because we are human.

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Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.

- Carl Sagan

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